We've just finished the fifth and final season the Reading Club of the Museu Picasso with the reading of L’estiu de l’amor (The summer of love) a novel by Toni Orensanz about the stay of Fernande Olivier and Pablo Picasso at Horta de Sant Joan. (more…)
One of the most habitual ways of thinking about a work or about an author is to link them to their surroundings, something which often ends up being a reflection about the city in which these works were produced. It’s not a triviality, modern art has shown itself to be inseparable from the fate of its cities, be it Paris, or New York, or…. But, what are we saying when we say city? Are we merely referring to an organisation of spaces and areas? Or, rather, are we pointing towards a secret emotional mapping? To what extent is a city ...
Testimony of the years in which Rabos de lagartija is situated (Lizard tails, the novel by Juan Marsé which was the focus of the latest session of our Reading Club) the professor and poet Lluís Izquierdo led us through the Barcelona of the Franco period like an authentic guide. (more…)
The session with Sergi Pàmies reminded us of the great sessions of our club, in which interesting conversation was accompanied by a great sense of humour. (more…)
Almost without realising it, we have reached the third course of the Reading Club. It seems like yesterday. The most loyal ones, and some new incorporations, met up last Thursday (this year it will be the second Thursday of the month) to discuss The city of marvels by Eduardo Mendoza. The city of marvels. Eduardo Mendoza (more…)